Butterfly wing Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Two studies of a spot on the wing of a butterfly under magnification, and the spot as it appears on the butterfly wing at natural size (1a).
Plate 81 from Amusement microscopique, tant pour l'esprit que pour les yeux, contenant... estampes... d'apres nature...by Martin Frobene Ledermuller, plates volume (Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, Nuremburg, 1764).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. LXXXI’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘TABLE LXXXI. Miroir d’une Aile de Papillon.’
Martin Frobene [Frobenius] Ledermuller (1719-1769) German naturalist was employed in various capacities as a notary, turning to microscope studies after an illness induced temporary deafness.
- Image reference: RS-19694
- ©The Royal Society
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